All things dealing with the Civil War Navies and actions along the coasts and rivers and against forts. Emphasis will be placed on Fort Fisher and all operations around Wilmington, NC. And, of course, the Blockade and Running the Blockade.
Fort Fisher, NE Bastion. Frank Vizetelly (National Geographic)
Friday, April 28, 2017
April 30, 1862: USS Santiago de Cuba Captures a Blockade Runner
APRIL 30TH, 1862: The USS Santiago de Cuba, Commander Ridgley, captured schooner Maria of Port Royal, South Carolina.